Today: Sunday, February 23, 2020
AMA Charter
No. 394


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February 2020
General Club Rules
(Revised and Approved January 3, 2008)

Club Bylaws can be found here

• All pilots must be members of AMA. The rules and regulations of the AMA govern the operation of the aircraft flown here.

Only Narrow band (Gold Sticker) transmitters, 2.4 GHz transmitters or any other AMA approved frequency transmitter are permitted at this field. This does not apply to transmitters operating on ham frequencies.

• All
pilots must take a frequency pin when available and insert your membership card on the frequency board according to the channel you will be flying on. 2.4 GHz pilots take a Spektrum pin from the Right side of the board and insert your card. If you are a guest your current AMA card should be placed on the frequency board according to the channel you fly on if available. If another pilot has the frequency pin then each pilot should rotate the frequency pin. If you do not have the frequency pin then no transmitter is to be turned on. Synthesized radio owners need to be aware of the frequency they are on and the one they want to switch to before turning on transmitter. You will need both channels clear!

• Consumption of alcoholic beverages while anywhere at the field whether flying or not is prohibited.

• No Flying before 9:00 A.M. or after 8:00 P.M. with exception to Electrics after 8:00 P.M.

• Minors (under 16) have to be accompanied with a Parent.

Flight Line and Pit Safety Guidelines
(Revised and Approved January 3, 2008)

• Do not taxi in the pit area. (You may taxi out and in if you are at the ends of the runway)

• Do not fly west of the runway (This means a line for the whole length of the property North to South)

• The pit area is for pilots and guests accompanied by the pilots only.

• Start all aircraft engines with the nose of the aircraft pointing towards the runway or into the wind but never to the WEST.

• Be sure other pilots and spectators are clear of the propeller arc before starting engines.

• Prolonged full throttle tests of the engines should be done on the flight line or to the west of the restrooms if breaking in an engine.

• Announce to those on the flight line your intentions to approach the runway (e.g. "On the field!"), take off (e.g. "Taking off!") or land (e.g. "Landing!"). Also announce when you are clear of the runway (e.g. "Clear!"). When your engine malfunctions and you need to make an emergency landing announce dead stick (e.g. "Dead Stick!").

• Any pilot who declares they are "Dead Stick!" has the right of way. All pilots should clear the runway immediately, and any landing approach that can be safely aborted should be done.

• Glider and hand-launched aircraft must take off from the flight line / runway area, preferably from the north or south ends.

• Do not fly over or near the houses located on the south or north ends of our property boundaries. Do not fly west of the runway at any time. There is a house in the woods to the east of the runway, so avoid flying over the woods to the east.

• Each pilot should use the stations that have been positioned between the protective fences on the flight line. This permits only 3 planes in the air at any time.

Note: Those comments in italics are editorial comments and seem appropriate since the last revision of the Flight Line and Pit Safety Guidelines.

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